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Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development

  Many modern software development best practices draw on influences from the industrial era and concepts like specialization, where individuals with specialized skills worked in an assembly

  Since first hearing of spaced repetition a few years back, I’ve used it for a wide range of things, from learning people’s names to memorizing poetry to increasing my retention of book

  When e-commerce search works, it’s fast, convenient and efficient. It’s no wonder that so many users prefer searching over clicking categories. Unfortunately, our recent large-scale us

  Our industry is a great one. It’s filled with a lot of awesome people building a lot of inspiring things and constantly seeking out ways to express just how much they love doing so. We

  “Know your audience” has stood as a fundamental marketing principle since long before the web. When advertising online, you need to take into account one of the most basic factors of t

456 Berea St. | Web Standards

Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w

In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is

Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi

When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme

Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al

W3C | Web Standards

The Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) today published an updated Working Draft of Media Accessibility User Requirements, a planned W3C Working Group Note. This document describes the accessib

The Web and Mobile Interest Group has published a Group Note of Wake Lock: Use cases. This document illustrates the use cases a mechanism to control the power-saving state of a device would enable on

The HTML Working Group has published a Candidate Recommendation of the HTML5 Image Description Extension, which defines the “longdesc” attribute that enables web authors to provide longer

The Tracking Protection Working Group has published a Working Draft of Tracking Compliance and Scope. This specification defines the meaning of a Do Not Track (DNT) preference and sets out practices f

The Web Application Security Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Referrer Policy. This document describes how an author can set a referrer policy for documents they create, and

CMS Wire | Content Management

You’ve invested time and money in creating a new digital asset management (DAM) system — and then you find your people have stopped using it and reverted to their old ways of managing and

Bravo to Scott Brinker and the folks putting on the first Marketing Technology Conference in Boston this week.Great speakers. Great diversity. Great content. Great networking.But let’s face

If Steve Ballmer’s decision to step down from the board of Microsoft was sudden, it wasn’t a surprise. Once Satya Nadella stepped in as CEO and started changing Microsoft from a devi

It sounds good in theory: "work like a network."But what does this look like in real life? What changes does this style of work require from companies and are companies (and employees) willi

The canned software era is over and the custom mobile app era is here. We know, it sounds like a bunch of marketing jive, but in reality, it’s pretty deep. Tomorrow’s enterprise applicatio

Search Engine Watch | SEO

Google is testing an updated format for search results that does away with the carousel and instead more closely mimics its mobile results.

Google’s senior vice president of search thinks the roll-outs of universal search, voice search, and the Knowledge Graph are among Google’s proudest moments in search since its IPO.

HARO can be a great way to get coverage and links for your website – but it can also be a huge waste time with no results if you approach it in the wrong way.

When setting up a paid search campaign, proper structure is essential for success. By not looking at the data from a holistic point of view, you may end up in a situation where you are making decision

Google has taken action against two fraudulent link networks as reports surface of manual penalty notifications hitting inboxes in Europe.

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